Who’s the first black NBA player?

On October 31, 1950, 21-year-old Earl Lloyd becomes the first African American to play in an NBA game when he takes the court in the season opener for the Washington Capitols.

Who was the first NBA player to die?

Reggie Lewis

Personal information
Died July 27, 1993 (aged 27) Waltham, Massachusetts
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)

Who is the youngest NBA player to score 10000?

#1 LeBron James

James is the youngest NBA player ever to reach 10,000, 20,000 and 30,000 points during his 18-year career.

Who died in Jan 2020?

January 2020

  • János Aczél, 95, Hungarian-Canadian mathematician.
  • Lexii Alijai, 21, American rapper, drug and alcohol overdose.
  • Chris Barker, 39, English footballer (Barnsley, Cardiff City, Southend United), suicide.
  • Joan Benson, 94, American keyboard player.
  • Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Blagonravov, 86, Russian scientist.
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